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Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

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  • Ingredients 22 Count
  • Nutrition 1380 Calories
  • Total Time 90 Minutes
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9 servings

Ingredients

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  • 21/3 cups all-purpose flour (sifted, sifted, then measured)
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts (dry-roasted)
  • 3/4 cup crystallized ginger (chopped)
  • 31/2 tsps ground cinnamon
  • 21/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 2 cups carrots (finely grated peeled)
  • 16 ozs crushed pineapple (in its own juice, well drained)
  • 24 ozs Philadelphia Cream Cheese (brand cream cheese, room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup cream of coconut (canned sweetened, such as Coco López)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract (scant)
  • 14 whole macadamia nuts (dry-roasted)
  • 1/4 cup crystallized ginger (chopped)

Directions

BTotal Time1 hr 30 min

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Nutrition Facts

9 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1380 Calories from Fat 810
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 90g 138%
Saturated Fat 37g 185%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 220mg 73%
Sodium 790mg 33%
Potassium 450mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 136g 45%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 103g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 25%
Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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